Prednisone and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 239,595 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 13, 2017

239,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 2,295 people (0.96%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Stroke?

Time on Prednisone when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 32.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.81 %
  • 10+ years: 2.52 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 59.81 %
  • male: 40.19 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.91 %
  • 20-29: 3.93 %
  • 30-39: 3.98 %
  • 40-49: 10.71 %
  • 50-59: 16.9 %
  • 60+: 63.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (472 people, 20.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (174 people, 7.58%)
  • Pain (158 people, 6.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (157 people, 6.84%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (155 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (362 people, 15.77%)
  • Methotrexate (292 people, 12.72%)
  • Lasix (241 people, 10.50%)
  • Zometa (227 people, 9.89%)
  • Neurontin (215 people, 9.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (434 people, 18.91%)
  • Weakness (344 people, 14.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (342 people, 14.90%)
  • High Blood Pressure (288 people, 12.55%)
  • Fatigue (287 people, 12.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Stroke when taking Prednisone?

Prednisone

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Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 186,130 Stroke patients).

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